- KOSTANAY REGION
- PASSPORT OF THE REGION
Foreign economic activity
In the Republic of Kazakhstan, the volume of foreign trade turnover since the beginning of 2017 amounted to 23.3 billion US dollars, compared to the same period in 2016 increased by 26.7%. Exports increased by 33.9% to $ 14.9 billion, imports amounted to $ 8.4 billion, an increase of 15.7%.
According to Kostanay region foreign trade turnover for January-April 2017 amounted to 574.8 million US dollars (2.5% of the volume of foreign trade turnover of the republic). To the level of the corresponding period last year has an increase of 25.4%.
The balance of foreign trade has a positive value of $ 80.4 million.
In the structure of trade turnover, exports account for 57%, import operations account for 43%. Compared to the same period in 2016, the region's exports have increased by 19.9% to $ 327.6 million (2.3% of the republic's exports).
Imports amounted to 247.2 million US dollars, increased by 33.5% (3.9% of the volume of imports of the republic).
In the export supplies of the region, in comparison with the same period of the previous year, the volume of supplies of iron ore products increased by 49.1%, and asbestos by 15.2%, and the volumes of grain and flour exports were reduced by 9.5% and 35.6%, respectively.
The region imports goods, mainly not produced in the region. The largest share belongs to equipment (24.3%), vehicles (13.4%), ferrous metal products (8.5%), medicines (7.9%), etc.
The region's foreign trade turnover with the EEA countries in January-April 2017 amounted to $ 325.9 million (an increase of 34.5%), including exports - $ 194.5 million (an increase of 33.1%), Imports - 131.4 million US dollars (an increase of 37.8%). The balance of foreign trade turnover of the region with the countries of the Unified Energy System for January-April 2017 was $ 63.1 million. The share of the Kostanay region in the Republic's trade with the EEA countries was 5.2%, including 12.1% in exports and 3.5% in imports.